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Rushden Echo & Argus, 25th April 1941, transcribed by Kay Collins
Rushden Brick and Tile Works, Rushden
Short Notice of Sale – Thursday Next

The whole of the

Brickmaking Plant & Machinery
Steam Engines, Lancashire Boiler, Rails, Timber, etc.

Including Combination Brick Making Machine comprising:- Clay Breaking and Grinding Rolls 30ins. wide; Horizontal Double Shaft Mixer, Grinding Rolls, Pugmill and Wire Cutting off Table by Wootton Bros. Ltd. Leeds; Power Brock Press by William Johnston, Leeds; Power Mixer, Roller Grinding Mill, Portable Electric Driven Blower, Spare Brick and Drain Tile Dies, Spur Wheels, Belt Pulleys and Fittings; Horizontal Steam Engine 20in. Cylinder, 40in. Stroke; “Hart Parr” 20h.p. Horizontal Petrol Engine; “Lancashire” Steam Boiler 30ft. long x 7ft. diameter (100lbs.steam pressure), Fuel Economisers 48 pipes; Egg Ended Wrought Iron Eater Tank 36ft. long x 4ft. diameter; 3 Galvanised and 1 Riveted Steel Water Cisterns; Steam Heated Dryer Installation containing 15,000ft. x 1in. Wrought Iron Piping; Vertical Steam Engine; Vertical Belt Driven Pump; 120 Iron Framed Two-tier Wood Drying Shed Brock Wagons each 7ft. 2in. Long x 3ft. 3in. wide, with roller bearings for 24in. gauge track; 6 Jubilee Steel Side Tip Wagons each 4yd. Capacity; 12 Steel Clay Tubs, 2 Transfer Bogies, Wrought Iron Tippler; Tug Haulage Gear and Chain; 1,200yds 14lb. section Flat Bottom Steel Rail Track, Steel Sleepers, 20 tons Flat Bottom Steel Rails 14 and 20lb. sections; 2,000 Wood Sleepers average 3ft. long; 15 tons 4in. To 6in. Mild Steel Flats ¼” to ½” thick; 30 tons Cast iron Scrap, 15 tons Wrought Iron and Steel Scrap, 10 tons Cast Iron Plates 36ins. long x 16in. Wide, 1,000 Galvanised Corrugated Iron Sheets, 20 Standard of Timber comprising Deals, Spars and Boards, Shafting, Piping, Belting, Barrows, Bricks, Wood Doors and Loose Effects.

Will be offered for Sale by Auction on the premises.

On Thursday Next May 1st. 1941, at 11.0 a.m. prompt.

On View during working hours one week prior to Sale.

Catalogues from the Joint Auctioneers:-
Edward Rushton, Son and Kenyon,
York House, 12 York-street, Manchester2.

Jackson, Stops and Staff,
Estate House, Bridge-street, Northampton.

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